In many cases in Birnbaum's exhibition, the intended "world" is identical with a space, from Tobias Rehberger's award-winning palazzo cafeteria prettification
to Tomas Saraceno's giant web of elastic rope.
neither atavism nor prettification
will cope with the ecologic crisis of
The 18th century witnessed the morphing of the renaissance garden into Baroque and Rococo designs; basically an embellishment or prettification
of the basics.
While in the United States, as we have seen, it has been strongly criticized for its lack of realism and its prettification
of what has been called the "existential tremendum" of the century, in Italy the situation is different (Liebman 22).
At costs equal to or exceeding the cost of braces, smile prettification
via orthodontics is anything but cheap.
He has little use for prettification
through genre or folk methods and little use for the concept of art as entertainment.
So as well as undergoing a crash course in prettification
, Gracie gets the Eliza Doolittle treatment.
Central Birmingham was wrecked by appalling road planning and commercial development in the '60s; the prettification
schemes of the early '90s did a little to ameliorate the worst of the horrors, but what the city needs now is guts and pride: more and better towers, arcades and shopping malls by all means, but ones with faith in the future rather than timid nostalgia for a past that never really existed.
Her combination of stark candor and playful fantasy distantly recalls the urban Gothic of Angela Carter, although stylistically, Liksom's wry, dispassionate reports appear to take their cue from the Finnish realists, who have long cultivated authenticity and spareness, shunning literariness and prettification
My tart of asparagus and goat's cheese was a simple circle of decently-crisp pastry topped with the other ingredients with a mass of salad leaves for prettification
Business leaders will inevitably ask why they should pay more, on top of already hefty rates bills, to extend the prettification
of the city centre -a task that, arguably, should be carried out by the city council.